Lately perhaps the most buzzed about mushroom, the Chaga Mushroom has taken the stage as the “it” fungi of the health and healing community-and rightfully so. This mushroom we call Chaga (Inonotus Obliquus). Technically, the part we name chaga is a highly-concentrated black mass that protrudes from the trees infected with parasitic, non-toxic fungus. Cute…
In expanse of last week’s profile of the health benefits of mushrooms as a species generally, I would like to take the next couple of weeks to explore particular varieties. Allowing to bring forth the most recognized names (in grocery stores and amongst the health community) in terms of their own particular health benefits and…
Although they differ in terms of nutrient count, they one’s we can consume hold high levels of B Vitamins, Copper, Selenium, and of course antioxidants.
Upcoming self-care rituals to look out for in the upcoming year are slightly more heady and delve deeper into the mental side of our well-being.
As 2016 comes to a close and we continue through a retrograde, now is a great time to reflect and celebrate all that we have accomplished. Both in terms of knowledge gained, lessons learned, and desires to grow more into a powerful, light-filled being with the coming new year. Some easy wins in terms of…
A beautifully warming, aromatic spice of the winter season, even a small amount of Cinnamon goes a long way. Its antioxidant properties are what makes it so beneficial for our bodies; it has even been ranked number one of the medicinal herbs (26 total) to have the highest amount of antioxidants.
The key ingredient in Ginger, Gingerol, the oil resin from the root acts as a highly potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant agent. Studies have evaluated and maintain that using ginger on a regular basis can aide in your body’s overall well-being. Below are just five amazing benefits of this powerful plant.
…”seasonal super foods that feel festive and also bring joy and nourishment to the body”
Turmeric is a natural anti-inflammatory agent. All disease begins with inflammation making this particular affect of turmeric extremely beneficially in disease prevention. Curcumin actually targets multiple steps in the inflammatory pathway at the molecular level.
Eating a diet that supports alkalinity in the your body helps to maintain a balance of pH levels keeps you strong and healthy. Maintain balance by including alkaline-forming foods; veggies, fruits, herbs, nuts, and seeds. Help your body along by including the following key components.
In our final week, on nutrient dense soups we’ll explore, Spiced Garlic Soup topped with a Poached Egg is a great way to help build and support a healthy immune system, and get in some extra protein.
A whole foods approach to a Asian Cooking. We’ll explore why each component is helpful to the body and how to make the recipe at home. This week Shiitake Mushroom and Vegetable Soup